Hello, Lovelies! 💕 Today, I’m back with another book tag, and I’ll be answering 20 questions about books and reading. Thank you so much to Marie from Drizzle and Hurricane Books for tagging me! Go shower this wonderful human being with some love. 😍
1. How many books are too many books in a series?
If I really love a series, I want the books to never end. 🙈 I would say between 3 to 6 books is the perfect number. I like knowing that my
children favorite characters are doing okay, and I especially love it when they make cameos in the author’s other books.
2. How do you feel about cliffhangers?
Hmm, it’s definitely a love/hate relationship. I hate having to wait for the next book because I’m just in agony thinking about all the possibilities. On the other hand, a good cliffhanger keeps me wanting more. Plus, I think it shows an author’s talent in writing.
3. Hardback or paperback?
Ebook📱📚 BUT! Since that’s not an answer, I’d go with hardback. I’m not super picky about either, but I love that I can use the book jacket as a bookmark for hardback books. 😂
4. Favorite book?
What kind of question is this? How can I even choose?? If I really had to pick, I’d narrow it down to these…
5. Least favorite book?
Sorry, Xandra. I don’t hate a lot of books, and I don’t necessarily hate this one either. It was just extremely hard for me to get into. I felt that it was just droning on forever without the plot really moving forward. The romance was too cringe for me, and I wasn’t a fan of the characters or writing. Full
review rant here.
6. Love triangles, yes or no?
💯 I know it’s such an annoying trope for some people, but I am such a sucker for a good love triangle. The (good) angst, the character development, the jealousy and other emotions–I live for it.
7. The most recent book you just couldn’t finish?
I have been trying so hard to read Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard by Rick Riordan, but I just can’t seem to get into it. He’s not as cool as Percy Jackson! His narration isn’t as funny! I want my favorite Seaweed Brain back. 😠
8. A book you’re currently reading?
I am currently listening to the audiobook for Cinder by Marissa Meyer. It’s a little tough to get into so far, but hopefully, I can stick through it because I’ve heard her other books in the series are really great. Plus, I love Disney!
9. Last book you recommended to someone?
I definitely think The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a book that everyone should read. It’s incredibly powerful and relevant to our world today. The characters and their lives are not perfect nor easy, but Angie Thomas does an incredible job of showcasing the stories of each individual through Starr, the protagonist.
10. Oldest book you’ve read? (publication date)
Took a quick look at my Goodreads, and it turns out to be the classic…Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. I read this book in high school, but I never realized how old it was–published in 1597. 😱
11. Newest book you’ve read? (publication date)
Another one of my favorite reads this year! Emergency Contact by Mary HK Choi was published on May 27, 2018. It’s filled with loveable characters with an even cuter relationship/friendship that develops. Check out my full review here!
12. Favorite author?
Ahhh! I love so many though! I’d probably narrow it down to Cassandra Clare, Sarah J Maas, Rick Riordan, and Richelle Mead.
13. Buying books or borrowing books?
I would love to buy all my books, but I definitely borrow most of them. I know I spend a lot of money in other areas of my life–school and food–so I try my best to borrow most books through my library’s digital catalog on Overdrive. It sucks because I’m usually behind on the latest releases, but if there’s an author I really love and want to support, I’d buy their book 100%.
14. A book you dislike that everyone else seems to love?
My answer is definitely American Panda by Gloria Chao. I was so frustrated by this book. I had such high expectations and was so excited to read a book that represented my culture, but the story just fell flat. The pacing was horrible, and certain aspects of the book were too over-the-top. Full review here. #sorrynotsorry
15. Bookmarks or dog-ears?
Bookmarks…except I don’t even use real bookmarks. When I read on my Kindle, the past is automatically saved. If I’m reading a paperback, I typically just use a random post-it note. With a hardcover book, I use the book jacket as a bookmark to save my page! 🤓
16. A book you can always reread?
I’d definitely have to say The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead. This is the 2nd book in the Bloodlines series. I love this book SO MUCH! It’s one of my go-to books whenever I need a pick-me-up. Sydney and Adrian always brighten my day, and this book, especially, is extra amazing because we see them slowly fall for each other. At the same time, we get amazing, kick-ass action. What more could you ask for?
17. Can you read while hearing music?
It honestly depends on how invested I am in the book. 🎧 Typically, I am able to listen to instrumentals or non-English songs (AKA K-pop) while reading because my mind is able to concentrate without thinking about singing the words.
18. One POV or multiple POVS?
I’m not picky about either! With one POV, I get really invested with the narrator, and I see the entire world through their eyes. With multiple POVs, I usually pick one character that I love the most out of the group, but I still enjoy understanding their inner thoughts and backstory.
19. Do you read a book in one sitting or over multiple days?
Ideally, I would read it in one sitting, but realistically, it’s over multiple days. I usually don’t have the attention span to sit through an entire book. I always need to move around whether it’s grabbing a snack or going to pee–I always find an excuse to stretch my legs and rest my eyes.
20. Who do you tag?
Some of my favorite people 💖 :
- Kelly from Another Book in the Wall
- Lara from Words with Lara
- Fanna from Fannatality
- Catherine from This Is One For the Books
- Ashley from Thrifty Bibliophile
Did we have any similar answers? Let me know in the comments! 💕